March 2, 2015

Farm Job Mixer l The Tourist Company l Peer Forum l PLATFORM Members' Exhibition: Sand in the Bellows l alterNatives l Heart Medicine Work

March 14, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Almost Urban Vegetables, 3893 Pembina Ave.
RSVP by March 8   email
Host farmers Bruce Berry and Marilyn Firth are thrilled to host this event on their farm, which is located just south of the St. Norbert Farmer's Market grounds. 
Rides are $3/person. Please indicate in your RSVP if you need transportation.
There will be a van leaving from Organza Market (Confusion Corner) at 3:30 pm. 
Our fifth Potluck Dinner / Mingling and Sock Hop (BYOB) will be a Mixer to match up our member farms with suitable summer farm helpers!
Come and learn more about what being an intern or farm hand is all about. Small farmers have a bounty of knowledge and experience to share!
For a list of current openings, visit our Job Board

March 18, 9:00 pm
The Pyramid Cabaret, 176 Fort Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1C9
$10.00 at the door
With special guests: Adam Hanney & Co. and Odanah

March 18, 10 am to 2 pm
Crossways in Common, 222 Furby Street, Winnipeg
Wheelchair accessible, and there is free childminding provided.
The 595 Prevention Team and KaNi Kanichuik are proud to present Peer Forum, a fun day designed by Peers, for Peers. 
Hourly door prizes, All activities are free, and no registration!
A day of sexual health and harm reduction education, empowerment, and fun!

10:10 Peers Share Experiences and Benefits of Being Community Activists
10:30 Red Thread Playback Theater Improv (theme: community, activism)
11:30 HIV and the law - Cecile Kazatchkine of The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network
12:00 Lunch and Sexual Health games

March 18 - March 21
PLATFORM centre for photographic + digital arts121-100 Arthur St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1H3
PLATFORM is very excited to announce a call for submissions for our upcoming in-gallery members' exhibition. Sand in the Bellows showcases their artwork - recent or old, and for PLATFORM to celebrate the different art practices from our diverse and talented community.

Exhibition: 18 - 21 March, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday 20 March | 7PM

- the members' show is not curated and is open to all active PLATFORM members
- to participate in the show, drop by the gallery and become a member
- membership prices range from $15 (Associate Member) to $30 (User Member)
- work can be dropped off at the gallery between March 3 - 14 
- One work per Artist, in any media up the size of two by three feet.
- Artwork must be ready to hang. Packaging must be labeled.
- Artists must pick up their artwork from March 24 - 28 
- Please contact the gallery at 204.942.8183 for more information.

March 19 - March 28
Irish Association of Manitoba, Tara Players theatre, 654 Erin Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba
March 19 – 21, 27 & 28 Evening Performances at 7:30 p.m.
Dinner Theatre (March 21) at 6:00 p.m. - performance is after dinner

Tara Players presents alterNatives, by Drew Hayden Taylor
Written by Drew Hayden Taylor / Directed by Ray Cloutier 

Angel, an urban Native science fiction writer, and Colleen, a Jewish intellectual who teaches Native literature, host a dinner party.  alterNatives is both hilariously funny and thought provoking, and packs some serious social punch.

Angel Wallace - Aqqalu Meekis
Colleen Birk - Anita Daher
Dale Cartland - Tim Webster
Michelle Spencer - Suzanne Maryse
Bobby Rabbit - Jack Morales
Yvonne Stone - Ashley Chartrand

$15 per person  Contact 204.774.TARA(8272) or email 
March 19: 2 for $20, $15 for individuals 
Dinner Theatre (March 21): $55 per person
Theatre & Live Music night (March 28): $20 per person 

March 20, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Registration: 8:30 am (Pipe & Water Ceremony)
Underground, paid parking available in the United Health & RecPlex
Heart Medicine Work
Niteh Maskihikiy: Reclaiming Indigenous Women’s Knowledge to End Violence Against Women
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: First Nations Grandmother, Josephine Mandamin, from Manitoulin Island, made a sacred walk around each of the Great Lakes, and then traveled from Kingston, Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean along the St. Lawrence River.
Hosted by: Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc.
 Kookumisag Odanakiitaanaawaa Mino Bimaadiziwin 

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